MAPS 3 is already helping Oklahoma City with attracting conferences, promoting public transit and assisting with the well-being of its citizens. While excitement grows for each new project, it is important to stop, take stock of our progress and provide an update on the continuing projects.
Through MAPS 3, the city has started many great projects to be enjoyed by residents like the streetcar system, convention center and senior wellness centers. All these projects are in different stages and, once completed, will move Oklahoma City higher up the list of destination cities.
The streetcar planning and work continues. Most recently, plans are to build the $5.3 million maintenance facility between Hudson and Walker avenues next to Interstate 40. This site puts the facility near the planned MAPS 3 downtown park and includes covered parking for streetcars.
Streetcars will approach the facility on tracks running next to the park. In total, there will be five streetcar vehicles and tracks installed along a route throughout downtown.
Read the full article here in the July 22nd edition of The Journal Record.